News - 31 Aug 2009
Small, smaller, "nano" data storage! Interest is growing in the use of metallofullerenes - carbon "cages" with embedded metallic compounds - as materials for miniature data storage...
News - 4 May 2009
In a blown-up image from a scanning tunneling microscope, it looks just like an endless sheet of chicken wire: a simple flat sheet made up of a lattice of hexagons. But this nanoscopic material called...
News - 10 Feb 2009
Carbon is the fourth most abundant element in the universe by weight, and without it, there would be no life on Earth. Depending on its crystal structure--how its atoms bond together--carbon can form...
Article - 16 Aug 2006
If manipulation of individual molecules was possible, then materials with optical and electronic characteristics that are not visualized in bulk could also be designed.
Article - 31 Aug 2004
Purdue University have been awarded a $2m grant from the National Science Foundation and Environmental Protection Agency to study the interactions between man-made nanoparticles and the environment....
News - 14 Aug 2018
The discovery of buckyballs astonished and pleased chemists in the 1980s, nanotubes enthused physicists in the 1990s, and graphene excited materials scientists in the 2000s, but one nanoscale carbon...
News - 3 Jun 2016
Marianna Kharlamova (the Lomonosov Moscow State University Department of Materials Science) examined different types of carbon nanotubes' "stuffing" and classified them according to the...
News - 28 Mar 2014
A mixture of diamond nanoparticles and mineral oil easily outperforms other types of fluid created for heat-transfer applications, according to new research by Rice University.
News - 29 May 2013
What may be the ultimate heat sink is only possible because of yet another astounding capability of graphene. The one-atom-thick form of carbon can act as a go-between that allows vertically aligned...
News - 12 Mar 2013
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) led by Professor Loh Kian Ping, Head of the Department of Chemistry at the NUS Faculty of Science, has successfully altered the...